Mr. Sidney Emanuel Christopher, Jr., 81, died Saturday, January 7, 2017, at Dorn VA Medical Center in Columbia. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, January 10, 2017, at Fort Lawn United Methodist Church in Fort Lawn with Rev. Karen Richmond officiating. Interment will follow in Elmwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM on Tuesday at the church.
Mr. Christopher was born October 24, 1935 in Fort Lawn and was a son of the late Sidney E. Christopher, Sr. and Lillie Belle Broome Christopher. He was a graduate of Fort Lawn High School and York Tech and a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a farmer and formerly worked with Daniels Construction. Mr. Christopher was a former member of the Fort Lawn Fire Department. He was a member of Fort Lawn United Methodist Church.
He is survived by two sisters, Carolyn Harding (Eddie) of Fort Lawn and Loretta McAbee of Clarks Hill, SC; one nephew, Brian Harding of Heath Springs; a niece, Denise Harding of Rock Hill; and a dear friend, Robert Rodgers. Mr. Christopher was preceded in death by his best friend, Roy Carter.
Memorials may be made to Fort Lawn United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 3, Fort Lawn, SC 29714.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.dantzlerbakerfuneralhome.com.
Dantzler-Baker Funeral Home
26 Underwood Ave.
Great Falls, SC 29055
Published in The Herald on Jan. 9, 2017